[ubuntu-uk] Not everyone is an expert!

Paul Sutton zleap at zleap.net
Thu Aug 22 11:47:16 UTC 2013

On 21/08/13 22:02, Gareth France wrote:
> On 21/08/13 21:59, Dave Walker wrote:
>> Gareth, I'm sorry to hear you've had a bad experience.  I haven't
>> looked back at the thread, but please be assured that isn't the spirit
>> of this mailing list.  Please do stay around :)
>> On 21 August 2013 21:16, Gareth France <gareth.france at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On 21/08/13 17:45, Paul White wrote:
>> <SNIP>
>>> Very true. much in the same way as bossy boots who could never be
>>> managers
>>> in real life always find their way to the top in charity committees and
>>> proceed to make everyone's life a misery just because they can.
>> Why else would someone choose to be a manager, without these perks?
> It's not just here. I have seen this in other online forums. It seems
> that when you require the help the most is when certain individuals
> have the least patience. I shall continue to lurk but I'm afraid that
> my enthusiasm for engaging in conversation is not what it once was.
I second this,  I have come across the get lost and use google brigade
even when asking for advice based on peoples personal experiences,  with
something.  its really off putting,.   I have however found this forum
friendly and helpful so  in this context it is OTHER forums where I have
had problems.  but end of the day it's still the GNU/Linux community
that looks bad.





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